R.M. Alexander


Pen To Paper - Poem by R.M. Alexander

I try to write,
But it's shit.
Again I put pen to paper,
And again I'm dissapointed.
I want to give up,
Toss my notebook in the sea.
Just throw it all away,
No more thinking,
No more writing,
Will that finally bring me peace?
But I know it will not,
And so I look dissapointment,
In the eye once more,
As I again put pen to paper.


Comments about Pen To Paper by R.M. Alexander

  • (8/23/2005 12:22:00 PM)

    It's hard sometimes to be inspired. (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (4/18/2005 11:03:00 AM)

    'Writing poetry can be hell' - Dante Alighieri, in an interview in the Osservatore Vaticano. (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 2 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: peace, sea



Poem Submitted: Monday, April 18, 2005



Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. Television
    Roald Dahl
  10. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
[Report Error]